Rail Professional Industry Reference Book & Supply Chain Directory 2024


The Rail Professional Industry Reference Book has rightly gained the reputation of being the most comprehensive and accurate publication for the UK rail industry.

The tenth edition hardback reference book contains full editorial profiles on those Central and Local Government Departments connected to the industry, the statutory and regulatory bodies, the major stakeholders, details of the holders of the franchises and the train operators (both passenger and freight) including route maps, names of the key contacts, full contact information and details of brand identity.

Additionally, editorials by industry leaders and specialists will focus on specific areas of interest and the book will contain profiles and contact details of the professional bodies, institutes and trade associations connected to the rail industry and its supply chain.

The Rail Professional industry Reference Book & Supply Chain Directory provides a one stop shop for sourcing products and services from a rail supply chain of around 5000 firms, together with the key information needed about the serious business of running the railways for the people who do that – the rail professionals.

The Supply Chain is represented by the inclusion of both an A-Z guide to suppliers and a breakdown of suppliers by product and service. Full contact information is given for each listing.

This edition includes;

  • Government and Regulatory
  • Infrastructure
  • Holding Companies
  • Passenger Operations
  • Freight Operators
  • Professional Organisations – A comprehensive A-Z guide
  • Suppliers guide – alphabetically and by service and product

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